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counter_control_events:

Config file section

Valid in machine config files NO
Valid in mode config files NO

Counter can contain control_events: which can add or substract to the count of your counter. Alternatively, you can set the counter to a certain value using an event.

Required settings

The following sections are required in the counter_control_events: section of your config:

action:

Single value, type: one of the following options: add, subtract, jump.

add will add value to the current count of your counter. subtract will subtract value from the current count of your counter. jump will set your counter to value.

event:

Single value, type: string.

The event to trigger the action.

Optional settings

The following sections are optional in the counter_control_events: section of your config. (If you don’t include them, the default will be used).

value:

Single value, type: integer or template (Instructions for entering templates).

The value to use in action.